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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Smearing Ilhan Omar
by Stephen Lendman
Omar and Rashida Tlaib are the first two Muslim women elected to Congress.
Representing Minnesota's 5th congressional district, she serves on the House Foreign Affairs, Education & Labor Committees.
She introduced legislation pertaining to childcare for workers affected by the government shutdown, a separate measure challenging Trump's Muslim ban from the wrong countries, another proposing lower drug prices, one more guaranteeing back pay for federal contract workers harmed by the shutdown.
Her criticism of Israeli apartheid ruthlessness was unrelated to anti-Semitism, justifiably calling its harsh treatment of Palestinians "evil doings."
She supports vital BDS activism despite expressing "reservations on the effectiveness of the movement in accomplishing a lasting solution." It's the single most effective initiative against Israeli viciousness, essential to continue and
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